Photo Contest- Great Plains Fire Summit

April 18, 2022

Please review the PDF for submission guidelines, categories, judging criteria and more. 

Deadline is August 1, 2022.

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Art Contest- Great Plains Fire Summit

April 18, 2022

Details for the art contest as well as submission form is in the attached PDF.

If you want to submit an art piece but are unable to attend the Fire Summit please email 

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2015-09 First Approximation of Prescribed Fire Risks

February 24, 2022

Land managers and the public often have the perception that, although prescribed fire assists in management of fire-dependent landscapes, it presents greater risks than the use of other land management tools, such as mechanical removal. 

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10 Year Anniversary Coloring Sheet

July 15, 2021

Celebrate Great Plains Fire Science Exchange’s 10 Year Anniversary! 

We’ve created a unique way to visualize the area we serve, utilizing a coloring page for all ages.  This project was specifically designed for GPSFSE highlighting state symbols which have a connection to prescribed burning. 

3 Age division

        Ages 0-12

         Ages 13-18

         Ages 19 and older

Please submit by either scanning and emailing to or by mailing the completed sheet to 

GPFSE, 1612 Claflin, 10K Umberger Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

Submissions due: Dec 1, 2021

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Great Plains Science Communicator Award

July 12, 2021

Do you know someone who is excellent at communicating information about wildland fire (prescribed fire and wildfire) in the Great Plains? Is there a team that works well together to keep people informed and trained? The Great Plains Fire Science Exchange is awarding a biannual Science Communicator Award for the first time this year. Consider nominating someone whose communication skills you rate highly for this award (self-nominations are also welcomed). Details about the award can be found with the below attachment. 

Applications due: August 1, 2021

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Wyoming Partners Adopt a Statewide Prescribed Fire Council

January 1, 2019

Click here to read the news release about Wyoming Partners Adopt a Statewide Prescribed Fire Council.

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